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Disaster Services — 23 September, 2021

Cumbre Vieja Volcanic Eruption Size-up

Cumbre Vieja Volcanic Eruption in La Palma Island, Canary Islands has been sized-up


“Volcanic eruption La Palma can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability.” GDACS

Size-up Details

Event Name: Cumbre Vieja Volcanic Eruption
Type ofEvent: Sudden Onset
Location: La Palma Island, Canary Islands
Geographic Scope: City
Estimated Humanitarian Impact: About 91000 people within 30k*
Estimated Duration: Week to Week(s)
Event Scope: Moderate
Local Contacts: OSM Spain
Anticipated Needs:May need to help coordinate post-event imagery
Request(s): There are no requests from partners currently
Current capacity to support YELLOW - Capacity may not be sufficient to manage response fully
Need for Activation: Only anticipated a support type response, if needed
Active Orgs: OSM Spain
Lead Orgs: OSM Spain

Source: *GDACS